Producer Todd Fellman and his accidental international career

Producer Todd Fellman makes footloose productions work, tried hard with China and is now making The Portable Door in Queensland, all because he played the right game of tennis.
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‘I grew up with a real passion for travelling, and I’ve always seen myself as a citizen of the world. I’ve been open-minded and curious about different cultures and different perspectives.’

In the ecosystem of production in Australia, California raised Todd Fellman has always made himself useful patrolling that space between Australia, the US and China, making deals and pushing productions through co-production treaties. 

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.